Russia to deliver A-50 warning and control aircraft to IndiaStaff Writer | February 15, 2017
Russia has signed a contract on delivering A-50EI airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft to India, Head of Russia’s United Aircraft-Building Corporation Yuri Slyusar said.
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India currently operates three Russian-made A-50EI aircraft with Israeli radars aboard.
The contract for their delivery was signed in 2004 and India expressed the desire after the contract’s fulfillment to acquire several more such planes.
According to media reports, Russia, India and Israel signed a contract in late 2016 on the delivery of another two planes of this class. ■